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Vallarta Zoo

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Camino al Eden 700, Mismaloya, Mexico
+52 322 228 0501
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One of the best experiences I have had on vacation!

Don't go to Puerto Vallarta without going here!!! Feeding the animals was an amazing experience... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Becca C
via mobile
A great educational fun trip!!!!

Since we went to the Gardens the other day by bus, we decided to venture out to the ZOO to... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2017
Mesquite, Nevada
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Camino al Eden 700, Mismaloya, Mexico
+52 322 228 0501
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Don't go to Puerto Vallarta without going here!!! Feeding the animals was an amazing experience. Holding the baby cubs was out of this world. We love going here!!!

Thank Becca C
Reviewed September 12, 2017

Since we went to the Gardens the other day by bus, we decided to venture out to the ZOO to Mismaloya on public transport again. The 30 minutes bus ride going the same direction was mid way and was only 8 pesos (US0.45) per person...More

3  Thank NyonyaLady
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

The employees were RUDE from the second we got there. The animals were in disgusting conditions, it was seriously pitiful. The cages were overpopulated and extremely unsanitary for animals to be living in. Didn't do the cub interaction (which I reallllly wanted to do) because...More

1  Thank jdoucet511
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Okay so we like this place alot and we know better than to compare it to an American zoo. Still we hadn't been there in 2 years and expected to see more improvements. The 2nd hippo in the music h larger enclosure was the only...More

4  Thank jkzoo
Reviewed July 19, 2017

$10 entry to a zoo, that will in no way be comparable to a US zoo. Conditions are less than optimal for most of the animals. I think they do the best with hat they have, and they don't have much when they charge $10...More

3  Thank Michelle S
Reviewed July 16, 2017

We go here every year and they are always growing or expanding their exhibits. We love to feed the giraffe and the where else can you play with a baby lion or tiger! Only 10 dollars to get in and you can enjoy a couple...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

We chose not to do the interaction with the cubs but as I understand it, the money goes to rehabilitation. The zoo is clean, but it's hot and muggy and exacerbates the smell of animal urine and feces. It's a zoo people. The kids love...More

1  Thank Allison A
Reviewed July 10, 2017

I read the bad reviews, and the good and decided to give it a chance since I love animals and I love zoos. First off the admission price cannot be beat. $10 admission is unheard of and well worth the price. And the treat bag...More

1  Thank jcstrand
Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

$10 USD to visit. $5 USD for a bag of food for the animals. $85 USD to get pictures with a lemur and baby tigers at the end of the visit (includes admission and two drinks) See animals that look depressed and sick living in...More

3  Thank Larry M
Reviewed July 1, 2017

I know, I know, zoos are horrible places, right? Well, I can't help but love this one. For $10 US for entry & $5 for a treat bag, you are able to get up close and personal with a lot of the animals. The giraffe...More

2  Thank girlnyelm
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Brenda S
September 1, 2017|
Response from BobE6 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know the resort you are at. The zoo is about an hour south of Puerto Vallarta center If you go a little further South is the Botanic Gardens worth a visit.
Brenda S
September 1, 2017|
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Response from Glenn V | Reviewed this property |
I'm not familiar with this particular resort. However, I can add that the zoo is a substantial distance from downtown Puerto Vallarta. It takes about 30 minutes to get there and a typical cab fare is about $20 (US) each way.